Illinois - Area Code 847

Where is Area Code 847?

Area code (847) is in the state of Illinois

Many people living in and around the Chicago metropolitan area rent in the Chicago, Cook County suburbs of Illinois, but the city of Wheaton, or its surrounding areas have some of the best real estate in the entire state. Wheaton, which is actually a suburb of Chicago's downtown, has several neighborhoods that have some of the highest property values of any Chicago neighborhoods.


The average rent for homes in the Algonquin community is about 70% above the average residential rent in the state of Illinois. The main suburban neighborhoods of Wheaton are Algonquin, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Park Ridge. Golf Course / Algonquin Road is a residential suburban neighborhood (on average) located in Arlington Heights, IL.

People who live in the areas of the Algonquin and Buffalo Grove are not limited to those who are of modest income as there are some very affluent people in the area, including those who own their own home. One of the most famous residents of this Chicago suburb is actress Angelina Jolie, who lives in Wheaton on a farm and is well known for her large, lavish home. The homes in the Wheaton and Algonquin neighborhoods are quite expensive, but the area is also considered to be one of the more desirable areas of the Chicago suburbs.

The homes for sale in the Wheaton, or Algonquin, and Buffalo Grove, or Arlington Heights areas are very affordable compared to real estate prices in other parts of the state. The homes in the Algonquin area can be had at prices that range from about $200,000 to several million dollars, depending upon location, size and design. The homes in the Wheaton, or Algonquin, and Buffalo Grove, or Arlington Heights areas are designed in an attractive and contemporary style, as well as being close to major cities and attractions in the area.

There are several other neighborhoods in the Chicago suburbs that are just as beautiful, if not more beautiful, than the Algonquin, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights and Wheaton areas. These neighborhoods include the communities of Crystal Lake, Kenilworth, Naperville, and Wilmette. These areas are all well-known for their high property values.

As housing prices continue to rise in the Chicago suburbs, more people are looking to relocate to the suburbs in order to purchase homes, and move into the better real estate market in the state. In addition, as the real estate market continues to show signs of improvement in other parts of Illinois, more people are interested in buying homes in these suburbs and moving to areas where they can buy lower-priced homes in other Illinois cities and towns.

Cities in Areacode 847

  • Algonquin
  • Arlington Heights
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Carpentersville
  • Des Plaines
  • South Elgin
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Evanston
  • Glenview
  • Gurnee
  • Highland Park
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Lake Forest
  • Lake in the Hills
  • Libertyville
  • Morton Grove
  • Mount Prospect
  • Mundelein
  • Niles
  • North Chicago
  • Northbrook
  • Palatine
  • Park Ridge
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Round Lake Beach
  • Schaumburg
  • Skokie
  • Vernon Hills
  • Waukegan
  • Wheeling
  • Wilmette
  • Zion

Phone Prefixes in the 847 Areacode

8XX Areacode